Something to look forward to: Gearbox has announced that Borderlands 3 will make the leap to PS5, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S. The developer notes that the next-gen port supports three in addition to 4K graphics at 60 fps in single player mode. and local split screen for four players.
Gearbox has confirmed that Borderlands 3 will have updated graphics and local split-screen support. At the same time, it should be noted that new premium content is in the works that will add an additional skill tree to the game.
Additionally, Gearbox is responding to player feedback by confirming that the game’s co-op mode will be expanded to include a vertical split screen in both the next-gen console version and the current game for PS4 and Xbox One owners. This is made available via a free update.
Gearbox explains that the new ports will be free to Borderlands 3 owners on PS4 and Xbox One, and that game files will be seamlessly transferred to the new consoles so players can pick up right where they left off. The announcement post also indicates that cross-platform gaming might be in the works.
The exact release date for the next generation port of Borderlands 3 has not yet been announced. However, since the consoles are set for a holiday launch, we shouldn’t have to wait too long.